# Gigawatts To Milliwatts Conversion

1 GW = 1e+12 mW

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## How to convert gigawatts to milliwatts (GW to mW)

The formula for converting gigawatts to milliwatts is: mW = GW × 1000000000000. To calculate the gigawatt value in milliwatts first substitute the gigawatt value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 gigawatt in milliwatts we follow these steps:

mW = GW × 1000000000000

mW = 1 × 1000000000000

mW = 1000000000000

In other words, 1 gigawatt is equal to 1000000000000 milliwatts.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 7 gigawatts to milliwatts is:

- Understand the conversion formula: mW = GW × 1000000000000
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 7 for GW so the formula becomes: mW = 7 × 1000000000000
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 7 × 1000000000000 = 7e+12 mW

In summary, 7 gigawatts is equal to 7e+12 milliwatts.

## Converting milliwatts to gigawatts

In order to convert the other way around i.e. milliwatts to gigawatts, you would use the following formula: GW = mW × 0.000000000001. To convert milliwatts to gigawatts first substitute the milliwatt value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 milliwatt in gigawatts we follow these steps:

GW = mW × 0.000000000001

GW = 1 × 0.000000000001

GW = 0.000000000001

Or in other words, 1 milliwatt is equal to 0.000000000001 gigawatts.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Gigawatt?

### What is a Milliwatt?

## Gigawatts To Milliwatts Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common gigawatts to milliwatts conversion values.

Gigawatt (GW) | Milliwatt (mW) |
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1 GW | 1e+12 mW |

2 GW | 2e+12 mW |

3 GW | 3e+12 mW |

4 GW | 4e+12 mW |

5 GW | 5e+12 mW |

6 GW | 6e+12 mW |

7 GW | 7e+12 mW |

8 GW | 8e+12 mW |

9 GW | 9e+12 mW |

10 GW | 1e+13 mW |

11 GW | 1.1e+13 mW |

12 GW | 1.2e+13 mW |

13 GW | 1.3e+13 mW |

## Other Common Gigawatt Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from gigawatts to other power units.

Conversion | Result |
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1 gigawatt in watts | 1000000000 W |

1 gigawatt in kilowatts | 1000000 kW |

1 gigawatt in megawatts | 1000 MW |